Synopses & Reviews
This beautiful and original collection of stories plays opportunely with realism and fiction to create a world divided into six tales that form an interlocked unity—forming a passionate novel that gives us a tour de force of alienation and erotic obsession by taking us deep into a world where sex is casual, but real love elusive.
"The new Reinaldo Arenas."—El País
Pedro de Jesús was born in 1970 in Fomento, Cuba and studied at the University of Havana. In addition to writing short stories, de Jesús has published essays, and a novel, Síbilas en Mercaderes. Frigid Tales has been published in Spain and his work has appeared in anthologies in Germany, France, and Italy.
Emotionally charged stories of life lived on erotic impluse.
Table of Contents
Instructions for a single man -- The letter -- Oh, that music (The importance of going on until the end) -- How to act in 1830 -- Images, Questions re: Beautiful dead woman -- The Portrait.